Thomas Babington Macaulay — British Poet born on August 25, 1800, died on December 28, 1859

Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history have been hailed as literary masterpieces... (wikipedia)

Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising.
I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature.
Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters, a man of letters amongst men of the world.
Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.